Browsing All posts tagged under »Leaving Church«

I’m Not Going to Church Anymore

December 4, 2013

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I’m Not Going to Church Anymore by: Brandon Chase I’ve gone to church all my life. Sunday mornings. Sunday evenings. Wednesday nights. Pot Luck Suppers. You name it, if those doors were opened, we were going. As far back as I can remember, my family went to church, and I went with them – even […]

A Brief History of Called Out Peoples

August 11, 2013

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A Brief History of Called Out Peoples by: Chip Brogden Throughout history, God has continually called out a people, a remnant that will represent His heart and mind in the midst of universal deception and decay. To answer this calling, God’s people have always been asked to leave where they are and travel through an […]

The Early Christians Were Intensely Christ-Centered

June 10, 2013

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The Early Christians Were Intensely Christ-Centered by Ray Spellbrink The early Christians were intensely Christ-centered. Jesus Christ was their pulse beat. He was their life, their breath, and their central point of reference. He was the object of their worship, the subject of their songs, and the content of their discussion and vocabulary. The New […]

A New and Living Way

June 6, 2013

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A New and Living Way by Steve Dines Origin of the church system. In Matthew 13, Jesus told a parable about a woman who secretly introduced yeast into three measures of fine flour. In scripture, yeast is always linked with corruption. I believe the fine flour here represents the person of the Lord Jesus Christ […]

So, You’ve Come out of the Church.. Now What?

February 17, 2013

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by Cathy Morris “And I heard another voice from heaven, saying, Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues” Revelation 18:4. Over the past 50 or so years, multitudes of believers have answered the call to come out of the religious […]

It’s Over

November 19, 2012

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By: Steve Dines It’s over. The relationship between the Lord Jesus Christ and the group of people who are called “the church” is finished. And if my life is as prophetic as I have come to believe it to be then look out, because fire and death will come upon us suddenly. Church by church, […]

What it cost me to go outside the camp of institutional Christianity

November 3, 2012

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by: Joshua Lawson My decision to leave the institutional church was not made lightly. Nor did it come about primarily as a result of bitterness, rebellion, or discontentment with the status quo. These and other similar elements may have been part of the mix at any given point in time, but what happened in my […]